Certified HAZWOPER Specialist (CHS- 40 Hours)
100% online, self-paced course format
Professional Credential: IASHEP-Certified HAZWOPER Specialist – (IASHEP-CHS – 40 hours)
(Note: Refresher certification is required every three years to maintain professional credential.)
Renewal fee is $150
IASHEP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination
Our Certified HAZWOPER Specialist Course Covers:
- OSHA Hazwoper Standards
- Chemistry and toxicology review
- Identifying the hazards of HAZMATS
- HAZARDOUS WASTE OPERATIONS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE
- Emergency incident command procedures
- Practical exercises for the student
This course is specifically designed to prepare workers who are involved in clean-up operations, voluntary clean-up operations, emergency response operations, and storage, disposal, or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. Topics include protection against hazardous chemicals, elimination of hazardous chemicals, safety of workers and the environment and OSHA regulations. This course covers topics included in 29 CFR 1910.120 Trainees must have additional hands-on training in the donning, doffing, and use of the Personal Protective Equipment required for their jobsite(s) in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120. Trainers will be require to develop and teach a portion of the course.
Workers must have 40 hours of initial training and at least three days of supervised field experience before they are allowed to enter the site.
This course meets the standard requirement of 40 hours of initial training. The required 8 hours of hands-on training can be completed by a qualified instructor. The three days field experience under a trained, experienced supervisor is the responsibility of the student’s employer or potential employer.
This course will be valuable for:
- Fire Brigade Members
- First Responders
- Safety, Health and Environmental Professionals,
- Safety & Health Committee Members
- Government Inspectors
- General Industry and Construction Personnel
- Safety & Health Professionals
- Training Managers
- Industrial Hygienists
- Environmental Professionals
Students completing the course must take a proctored final exam. A score of 80% on the final exam is necessary to receive your personalized certificate of completion. The student gets three (3) attempts to pass the course.
After signing up for this course IASHEP will send you a link to the LMS class